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05/22/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
Markos Baghdasarian, the president of a South Carolina-based firm specializing in synthesized motor oils, was arrested Saturday for exporting goods from the United States to Iran without the required U.S. Department of the Treasury licenses, following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations and the U.S. Department of Commerce...
05/14/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
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U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton joined ICE employees at ICE's Washington, D.C., headquarters Monday to honor the agency's officers and agents who paid the ultimate price in the line of duty.
05/08/2012
San Juan , PR
Operational
Rafael Ortiz-Cedra, a 32-year-old Puerto Rican fugitive wanted by the Puerto Rico Police Department for drug trafficking, was arrested Monday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) at the Monte Hatillo public housing project in San Juan.
05/02/2012
Nogales, AZ
Operational
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You'll find them in Arizona's most remote areas, brandishing firearms and bullet-proof vests. They are on the hunt for weapons traffickers or drug smugglers. But they're not law enforcement officers. They are bandit crews - criminals - who will do anything to make a profit,which often means murdering and stealing from other criminals in the desert.
05/02/2012
Holton, ME
Operational
Joseph Wright was taken into custody early this morning in connection with the discovery of two bodies, including Wright's mother, in Saugus, Mass., yesterday. Wright was taken into custody as he attempted to cross the U.S.-Canada border.
04/27/2012
Phoenix, AZ
Operational
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Two special agents assigned to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Arizona were honored Thursday by the acting U.S. Attorney for the District of Arizona as part of the Department of Justice's (DOJ) National Crime Victims' Rights Week.
04/23/2012
San Diego, CA
Operational
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Women play a significant role in law enforcement, and for the past six years, ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has helped female law enforcement officers in southern California promote training and camaraderie at the annual San Diego Women in Law Enforcement Firearms Training Conference and Pistol Invitational.
04/19/2012
Baltimore, MD
Operational
On April 16, Jesus Blas-Perea of Riverdale, Md., was arrested by HSI Baltimore special agents and PGPD officers and detectives on a state felony arrest warrant issued by Harris County, Texas for first degree murder.
04/16/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
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HSI Executive Associate Director James A. Dinkins was elected chair of the World Customs Organization's enforcement committee at its four-day meeting last month in Brussels, Belgium. The committee was established in 1983 to develop strategies to combat customs offenses.
04/06/2012
Boston, MA
Operational
A Minnesota man was charged today in federal court with hacking a protected computer and obtaining personal information of his co-workers. The charge is the result of an investigation being conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
04/02/2012
Baltimore, MD
Operational
Two U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers will be presented this year's Excellence in Federal Career awards Friday, May 4, by the Baltimore Federal Executive Board (FEB) at the 45th Excellence in Federal Career Awards Luncheon and Ceremony in Maryland.
03/30/2012
Baltimore, MD
Operational

Federal and state law enforcement officers including ICE HSI special agents, prosecutors and victim advocates were recognized March 30 by the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office for their service and commitment to the protection of children through Maryland's Project Safe Childhood and Human Trafficking Task Force.

03/29/2012
New York, NY
Operational
Approximately three dozen men and women were arrested Wednesday for allegedly conducting illegal betting via the Dominican National Lottery. These arrests come as a result of an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with the Rockland County Intelligence Center (RCIC).
03/28/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
A former U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) employee pleaded guilty Wednesday to taking part in a fraud scheme involving more than $295,000 in government money.
03/27/2012
Washington, DC
Operational
With 71 offices in 47 countries, many U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents serve in dangerous locations, often exposing themselves to a variety of threats.
03/26/2012
Buffalo, NY
Operational
Tricia Griffith, 37, formerly of Niagara Falls, N.Y., admitted taking her child from a residence in Niagara Falls to Jamaica in June 2010. The defendant left the area without the knowledge of the child's father and in violation of a court order of custody issued previously by a Niagara County Supreme Court judge.
03/21/2012
Newark, NJ
Operational
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced that Andrew McLees has been selected to assume command as the agency's top investigator in New Jersey.
03/20/2012
Israel, Israel
Operational
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"When you sit down with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Deputy Director Kumar Kibble, he'll tell you ""bad guys don't respect our borders, and we need international partnerships to keep up with them."" He makes this statement on the heels of a recent trip to Israel and the Palestinian Authority."
03/16/2012
Raleigh, NC
Operational
Tommie Rand Pierce was sentenced to more than four years in prison for impersonating a federal agent Thursday following an investigation by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Pierce defrauded aliens by leading them to believe he was a federal agent with authority within ICE to obtain approval of immigration applications.
03/13/2012
Washington, DC
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Employees and visitors to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) headquarters in Washington, D.C., can now take a brief walk back in time to learn about the agency's history and its evolution to today. With the snip of a ribbon, ICE Director John Morton officially opened the ICE Gallery March 13.
03/05/2012
Los Angeles, CA
Operational
Successful investigations stem from partnerships between law enforcement agencies at all levels of government. That was the case when a Redondo Beach police detective rang a Los Angeles-based Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agent on Feb. 28.
03/02/2012
Dallas, TX
Operational
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David M. Marwell oversees 128 counties in North Texas and the state of Oklahoma.
03/01/2012
Atlanta, GA
Operational
Three Atlanta-area men have been convicted of armed robbery, drug trafficking and using a firearm in connection with their crimes following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the FBI and the Gwinnett County Police Department.
02/28/2012
Miami, FL
Operational
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) forged important partnerships during a recent training course the agency's Homeland Security Investigations' (HSI) Office of International Affairs (OIA) hosted for a delegation of law enforcement partners from Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates.
02/22/2012
Minot, ND
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Air Force's Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) Detachment 228 awarded a rare honor to a local special-needs man Marcus Cox on Wednesday.

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